How to Clean Your Speed Queen Washer
Cleaning your Speed Queen washer regularly is essential to maintain its performance and prevent any potential issues. Here are some expert tips and tricks to keep your washer in top shape:
Step 1: Preparation
Before starting the cleaning process, make sure to gather the necessary tools and materials:
- Affresh Washer Cleaner
- A soft, microfiber cloth
- A mild detergent
- A toothbrush or small cleaning brush
- A bucket of warm water
Step 2: Exterior Cleaning
Begin by wiping the exterior of the washer using a damp microfiber cloth and mild detergent. Pay attention to the control panel, knobs, and door handle. Dry the surface thoroughly.
Step 3: Cleaning the Drum
To clean the drum, follow these steps:
- Fill the washer with hot water.
- Add an Affresh Washer Cleaner tablet to the detergent dispenser.
- Run a clean cycle or a normal cycle with hot water.
- Once the cycle is complete, wipe the inside of the drum with a microfiber cloth.
Step 4: Removing Detergent Residue
Detergent residue can build up over time and affect the washer’s efficiency. To remove it:
- Create a mixture of equal parts water and vinegar.
- Dip a toothbrush or small cleaning brush into the mixture.
- Scrub the detergent dispenser, agitator, and other areas prone to residue buildup.
- Rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Cleaning your Speed Queen washer doesn’t have to be a daunting task. By following these simple steps, you can keep your washer clean and running efficiently for years to come.